Sustainable Business Strategy Certificate

Certificate of Art - Sustainable Business Strategy

College of Business

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: The 3.0 GPA requirement pertains specifically to the 12 credits listed below, not a student’s cumulative GPA. In addition to the above requirements, students are required to complete the following:

  • Meet with a SBSC certificate advisor;
  • After completion of the two required courses, complete one "hands-on" experience to learn to apply and to demonstrate proficiency with sustainable business strategies and tools, as approved by the SBSC advisor (either an internships/service learning experience or case writing/submission; and
  • Attend and complete an assignment on two speaker presentations on topics relating to Sustainability & Business as approved by the SBSC advisor.

Please meet with an SBSC advisor for assistance (see CoB Advising for list of advisors by major).


SBSC Required Courses6
SBSC Elective Courses6
Total Hours12

SBSC Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BGEN 445Sustainability Reporting3
BMGT 410Sustainable Business Practices3
Total Hours6
Minimum Required Grade: C-

SBSC Elective Courses

Note: Only 3 credits of BMGT 493 can count towards the 6 required elective credits for the SBSC. BMGT 493 must be approved through SBSC advisor as having a focus on sustainability issues.

Select two of the following:6
International Experience
Int Env Econ & Clim Change
Environmental Politics & Policies
Globalization, Justice & Environment
Global Change
Climate Change Ethics/Policy
Global Cycles and Climate
Environment & Development
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-